Scaiano Group

Rebecca DiPucchio


Rebecca was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. In fall 2011, she began
at McMaster University in the Integrated Science program. Rebecca is now
entering her third year with a concentration in chemical biology and an
intended minor in chemistry. She became part of the Scaiano group in May
2013 as a RISE summer student, where she was working with
Spencer Pitre and
Hossein Ismaili to preform transition metal free bayer-villiger reactions
using an organic photocatalyst. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys
swimming, running, and playing soccer.